Thursday, June 5, 2008

Environment 360

'Yale Environment 360' Magazine Launches Online. Press Release, Yale University, June 3, 2008. "Yale Environment 360, a new online magazine dedicated to covering the global environment, is launching today... Edited by Roger Cohn, the former editor of Mother Jones and Audubon magazines, Yale Environment 360 aims to become one of the leading Web sites for commentary and reporting on the crucial environmental issues of the day. The magazine's inaugural edition features articles by noted environmental advocate and author, Bill McKibben; New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert; climate scientist Richard C.J. Somerville; marine biologist and author Carl Safina; British journalist Fred Pearce; and many other writers and thinkers. The first issue contains reports, analysis, and Op-Ed-style pieces on such issues as climate change, the concept of 'clean coal,' the impact of water shortages on global food supplies, and the challenge of crafting an innovative energy policy in the U.S. E360's initial postings also showcase reporting from China, the Amazon, and Russia and include a thought-provoking interview with Nobel Prize winner Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC."

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